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RFDC Hosts Metro DC Area Family Gathering at Family Week in Provincetown

Are you attending Family Equality Council's Family Week?

When: Monday, July 27, 2015  -  5:30-7 PM

Where: Whalers Wharf on the Bay Side Public Beach, 237 Commerical Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

Rainbow Families DC will host a Metro DC Area family gathering on Monday, July 27 from 5:30-7 PM at Whalers Wharf on the Bay Side Public Beach in Provincetown, MA.

Come meet other Metro DC Area families while the kids build their own kites. Feel free to bring your beach chairs, beach blankets, and be sure to pack a picnic to enjoy on the beach.

Questions? Please e-mail them to info@rainbowfamiliesdc.org.

 

Family Story Time at DC Center's OutWrite Book Festival

Rainbow Families DC is a Proud Community Sponsor of the Family Story Time!

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015  -  10:30 AM

Where: DC Center, 2000 14th St NW #105, Washington, DC 20009. 

Rainbow Families DC is proud to be a community sponsor for a fun story time for the whole family as part of the DC Center’s OutWrite Book Festival on Saturday, August 1 at 10:30 AM at the DC Center, 2000 14th St NW #105, Washington, DC 20009. 

We will be reading "Red: a crayon's story" by Michael Hall, "Blue Chameleon" by Emily Gravett, and "Stella Brings the Family" by Miriam Schiffer. We will sing, make music, and create some rainbow magic with our featured craft which includes making your own rainbow bracelet! Information about the LGBT collection available through DC Public libraries will be on hand. Stop by to chat, craft, or even get a new library card.  Join us at 10:30 AM at the DC Center for a great time!

 

 

In The NEWS...

 

Same-Sex Parents: A Statistical Snapshot

The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2013 American Community Survey was the first to collect detailed demographic data on both married and unmarried same-sex couples nationally, including information on same-sex couples raising children. The Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy at the UCLA School of Law analyzed that data, along with information from the 2013 National Health Interview Survey. The institute estimates that, as of 2013:

Related: Estimates Emerge on Number of Students With Same-Sex Parents


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Nearly 210,000 children under the age of 18—almost 145,000 of them

school-age—lived in some 122,000 households with same-sex parents.

 


Recent Events...

Rainbow Families DC Marched in Capital Pride Pride with HRC

On Saturday, June 13, 2015, Rainbow Families DC joined the Human Rights Campaign walking contingent in the Capital Pride Parade! Thank you to Trang Duong and Jeff Szabo-Simmons, RFDC Board Members, for leading the parade walking contingent and to all the families that joined us! We hope to see you all there next year!


 
 
 
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